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BASF and Volkswagen Present Science Award Electrochemistry to Dr. Vanessa Wood, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

posted by on 10 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Award honors outstanding research results in the area of lithium-ion batteries Award ceremony at Stanford University, California, by Chairmen of the companies BASF and Volkswagen, Dr. Kurt Bock and Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn The international “Science Award Electrochemistry” from Volkswagen and BASF goes this year to Dr. Vanessa Wood, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Provides e-Golf All-Electric Vehicle to Stanford University for E-Mobility Research

posted by on 10 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Belmont, Calif. (November 7, 2014) – Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) today announced that it will provide an all-electric 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf to Stanford University for research dedicated to advancing e-mobility and improving the driver experience in electric vehicles. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Volkswagen of America and a member of […] More…

2015 Volkswagen Golf Family Wins Green Car Reports’ “Best Car to Buy 2015” Award

posted by on 10 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Award recognizes the Volkswagen Golf range for its diverse and practical eco-conscious powertrain offerings Herndon, VA — Volkswagen of America is pleased to announce today that Green Car Reports, a leading online consumer resource for eco-friendly and fuel-efficient vehicles, has named the 2015 Volkswagen Golf range as its “Best Car to Buy 2015.” The versatile Golf […] More…

Volkswagen Inaugurates Components Plant in North China

posted by on 5 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Production of energy-efficient transmissions starts in Tianjin New gearbox generation in China DQ 380 satisfies demands for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies 107th Group plant meets highest quality and environmental standards At its Tianjin components plant in North China, Volkswagen today started production of the latest generation of highly advanced dual-clutch gearboxes (DSG), celebrating a […] More…

Volkswagen E-Golf Auction Raises Money to Benefit Global Green USA

posted by on 4 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Winning bidder claims first VW electric vehicle as the car begins to ship to select U.S. dealerships Herndon, VA (November 4, 2014) – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf has raised $41,400, with proceeds benefitting  the national environmental non-profit Global Green USA and its efforts to […] More…

Volkswagen of America Reports October 2014 Sales

posted by on 4 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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October sales total 30,313 units, representing a 7.8% increase over October 2013 The all-new Golf delivered 2,351 units for the month, marking a 101 percent increase in sales for the model over the previous October The Golf GTI delivered 1,724 units, a 67.1 percent increase Jetta sedan delivered 13,372 units for the month, a 24.7 […] More…